The University of Canterbury Law Students' Society (LAWSOC) exists for the benefit of UC law students. Membership is optional and is available to all law students.

LAWSOC objectives

LAWSOC's primary objectives are to represent the interests of law students and to enhance the student experience of law school, both academic and social.

The interests of UC law students are represented in various ways. The President and Academic Officer attend meetings of the Law Faculty. The President also meets with the University of Canterbury Students' Association. At a national level, the President and the Competitions Coordinators attend Council meetings of the New Zealand Law Students' Association (NZLSA).

Events and activities

LAWSOC organises and coordinates a number of functions and activities for members throughout the year.

2021 Club Executive

Ana Pye
Georgia Lund
Michael Green
Education and Welfare Officer
Lily Sawyer
Education and Welfare Officer
Jeremy Wright
Social Officer
Wendy Jone
Social Officer
Sam Riley
Competitions Officer
Brenna Hadley
Competitions Officer
Ella Hegarty
Obiter Officer
Ben Jenkins
Obiter Officer
Jack Holloway

Jack Whittam

Steph Patient
Revue Producer
James Hamilton

Find out more

See our club webpage on the UCSA website for further details.

Location details

LAWSOC meet in Room 106C of Meremere, University Drive.

Postal address:
C/- School of Law
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800 
New Zealand